Award winning comedian Jason Manford hosts these hour-long comedy and music entertainment shows for ITV1. Each week Jason will introduce some of the best new names from the comedy circuit, and each week he will also be joined by a well-known musical act too.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford - Sam Wills - Netflix
Sam Wills (born 28 August 1978), is a New Zealand prop comic, busker, clown and mime residing in London. He performs under the name The Boy With Tape On His Face and, more recently, as Tape Face. He was also half of the two-person act Spitroast and sometimes performed under his own name, Sam Wills. He has been featured in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, the World Buskers Festival, and was a finalist on Season 11 of America's Got Talent.
Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford - Awards - Netflix
In 2001, Wills received Pulp Comedy's Best New Face Award. In 2002, he received the Best Marketing award from the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. In 2005, he received New Zealand's highest comedy honours, the Billy T Award for his show Dance Monkey Dance: The Evolution of Sam Wills and the “Best Show” award from the New Zealand Comedy Guild. In 2006, he received the “Best Show” and “Best Show Concept” awards from the New Zealand Comedy Guild. In 2007, he received the “Best Show” and “Best Show Concept” awards from the New Zealand Comedy Guild as well as the “Best Poster” and “Best Show Auckland” awards at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. In 2008, he received the “Peoples Choice” award at the World Buskers Festival and the Groggy Squirrel Readers Award at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. He was also nominated for the 'Best Newcomer' at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. In 2011, he won best breakthrough act at chortle live comedy awards 2011 as 'The Boy With Tape On His Face' He was also on the Royal Variety Performance 2011. In 2012, he was nominated for the prestigious Fred Award in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival as 'The Boy With Tape On His Face'. In 2016, he was an America's Got Talent finalist. In 2016, he was presented with the International Achievement Award from the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand.
Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford - References - Netflix